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STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mrs. Try Teang

As Boeng Pruol commune chief, Mrs. Try Teang plays an important role in helping her community prepare for upcoming floods. She has helped up to 80% of her commune use early warning systems to feel…  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mr. Nuon Vuthy

Having grown up as a farmer in Beong Pruol commune, and with almost 20 years of experience in his role as Tuol Dambang village leader, Mr. Nuon Vuthy is no stranger to the impact of weather events.…  


Charter of Demands defines priorities of Cambodian women

The publications acknowledge that as disasters increase across the country of Cambodia, they are not universal in their impacts. “History has systematically shown that women and children are…  


Outstanding women: hearing the voice of gender-based experiences with the Women’s Resilience Index

As the floodwaters rise around the base of their houses, grandmothers in rural Cambodia are often forced to remain inside looking after their grandchildren. Their own children have either migrated…  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mr. Tek Samoeun

“I was perfectly suited for this job”: Mr. Tek Samoeun smiled as he took the time to reflect on his achievements. After obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Science in Agriculture, he passed a government…  


STORIES FROM A CLIMATE CHANGE HERO: Mr. Hun Sothy

The Deputy Director of the Department of Hydrology and River Works describes the hydrology field as ‘a doctor of water’: “We only think of doctors as people who take care of patients in a hospital.…  


From Surviving to Thriving: The Women of Tuol Mtes Define Their Mine-Free Future

Yuth Voung said she left her village in Battambang province to survive. Migrating to Tuol Mtes, Koas Krala district, in 2000, Yuth, along with her husband and young children, worked mine-contaminated…  


Today's Challenges and Yesterday's Traumas: How Cambodia is Moving Forward to a Mine-Free Nation

The quaint village of Ou Chheu Kram is nestled between lush rice fields bordering Thailand. Today, the growing community is a picturesque illustration of Cambodia’s prosperity. Agricultural expansion…  


Taking measures to uproot gender inequality

Forests play a crucial role in mitigating the damaging impacts of climate change and both women and men within rural communities derive direct and indirect benefits from forests and trees in the form…  


Nurturing the climate-smart generation, one school at a time

“I have learned about waste management and practiced climate-resilient agriculture, and now I feel confident to share this knowledge with my family”. May Kimleang is 16 years old. She studies in grade…  

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